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November 23, 2011

Surfing the bioluminescent red tide in San Diego

Back story  here.

November 23, 2011 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

InsideOut Martini Glass

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"Much easier to hold than a standard martini glass as this version requires no balancing act. Also, your drink won't warm as fast as it would in a normal martini glass as you are not touching it at all — and if you really want it cold, chill the glass in the freezer."

"Glasses are hand made and hold about 4.5 ounces + a couple olives (120 ml)."

Set of two: €45.

[via Fancy]

November 23, 2011 at 03:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

New York States of Mind

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"The population of New York City equals that of five entire states."

Caption for the map up top: "The boroughs of New York City and their closest state population analogues. 2006 population estimates, U.S. Census Bureau."

[via Big Think]

November 23, 2011 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Ear Guards

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From the website:

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Keep your ears safe from ear spiders and earwigs with these protective Ear Guards.

Just slip them over your ears before you go to bed at night and you'll wake up revitalized, refreshed and ear bug free.

Two vinyl guards with snug-fit elastic on each illustrated card.

One size fits all.

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$2.50.

November 23, 2011 at 01:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (4) | TrackBack

Facebook voicemails from my mom

From Doobybrain: "Bryan Yong uploaded this video of actual voicemails left by his mom about Facebook."

November 23, 2011 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

Magic Geek Ball

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"Ask any yes-or-no question and it will respond with an answer like "Can Has," "Fail," Meh," "LOL," or any of 16 others.

$7.99.

November 23, 2011 at 11:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

National Film Board of Canada — "Watch hundreds of films online"

"Enjoy documentaries, animations, alternative dramas and interactive productions on the web, on your personalized home page, or on your iPhone. Don't forget to check out our trailers, playlists and upcoming online releases."

"Free for personal use and on a subscription basis for schools and institutions." 

The way we like it.

Fair warning: there goes the day.

Caption for "Tourist Go Home," the 1959 short up top: "Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even though you wish they were. Take a humorous look at the Canadian tourist industry with this 1959 short that illustrates, in tongue-and-cheek fashion, what not to do to tourists."

November 23, 2011 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (3) | TrackBack

Fairy Dust Salt & Pepper Wands

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ABS plastic; 7"L x 2.5"W x 1.5"H.

$12.

November 23, 2011 at 09:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

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